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World Bathing Day –  June 22, 2018

 

Sep
30
Fri
BANA Presents at Waterfest @ Manitou Springs, CO
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day

 

Manitou Springs, CO Waterfest Sept 30-Oct 1 2016

BANA-Balneology Association of North America -Presentations at Manitou Springs Waterfest 2016

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Culture and History:
Professor, J. Paul De Vierville, Ph.D., MSSW, LCSW, LPC, Director: Spa Cultures, Dream Times & Cosmos and Deborah Harrison, Local author and historian will share great images and explore the history of Manitou Springs and the development of global spa cultures.
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Health & Wellbeing:
Michele Solloway, Ph. D, MPA, Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Marcus Coplin, ND, naturopathic practitioner will review  the science, best practices, and health benefits of mineral water therapy.
Mentor - David Erlich  Copy of Committee - Deborah Smith
Business & Economics:
Deborah Smith, MBA, CMC, Smith Club & Spa Specialists and David Erlich, Director, Spa of the Rockies, Glenwood Springs, CO will facilitate a interactive roundtable for Mineral Springs Owners & Operators. Sharing and learning about challenges & opportunities for the 21st century.

 

Waterfest 2016 @ Manitou Springs, CO
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day
Nov
15
Wed
Open Conversation About Balneology @ Zoom Call
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

BANA is hosting an open conversation to hear your voices on topics we see as instrumental in bringing the practice of “health in earth’s mineral waters” into the 21st century.

The topical focus may include:

  • Balneology -practices of mineral water bathing/soaking
  • Mineral waters nature of healing
  • Mineral water stewardship
  • Environmental policy for mineral waters
  • Mineral water concerns pertaining to the spa industry

Host: Janet Abbott, President

 

 

Dec
13
Wed
Open Conversation About Balneology @ Zoom Call
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

BANA is hosting an open conversation to hear your voices on topics we see as instrumental in bringing the practice of “health in earth’s mineral waters” into the 21st century.

The topical focus may include:

  • Balneology -practices of mineral water bathing/soaking
  • Mineral waters nature of healing
  • Mineral water stewardship
  • Environmental policy for mineral waters
  • Mineral water concerns pertaining to the spa industry

Host: Janet Abbott, President

 

 

Video Conference: Art, Science, and Culture of the Waters @ Zoom Meeting
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
May
11
Fri
Truth or Consequences Hot Springs Festival 2018 @ Healing Waters Plaza
May 11 – May 13 all-day

The Hot Springs Festival is an annual wellness event that celebrates Healthy Lifestyles, Alternative Medicine, and Sustainable Living in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. With a variety of activities including music, speakers, yoga, ceremony, activities for children, hiking, hot springs, live art, vendors, and food, there is something for everyone. Stay at one of our seven hot springs hotels within walking distance of all the activities.

BANA Board Members Dr. Jonathan Paul De Vierville and Janet Abbott will be giving presentations and include Board Member,Chris Devlin in facilitating a roundtable discussion at this year’s Hot Springs Festival in Truth or Consequences, NM. Below are the details to those events. For a complete list of events, check out the main website.

 May 12, 10:00 am
Keynote Festival Opening
BANA Presentation by Dr. Jonathan Paul De Vierville
“The Waters of Spa Cultures and Conscious Cosmos”
Spaceport America Visitors Center
301 S Foch St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901

May 12, 1pm
BANA Presentation by Janet Abbott
The Geothermal Waters of the Rio Grande Rift in Truth or Consequences, NM
“From The Waters to Wellness”
Geronimo Museum,
211 Main Street, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901

May 12, 3:30 pm
BANA Presentation by Janet Abbott
“BANA Best Practices
       Hospitality  Hydration  Hygiene  Healing
Pelican Spa – Great Room
306 Pershing St, Truth or Consequences, NM. 87901

May 13, 2:00 PM
Festival Closing Round Table
BANA Board of Directors, Members, and Guests
Reflections on The Waters
La Paloma Hot Springs – Yoga Room
311 Marr St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901